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Stack’s Bowers Galleries Showcases World Coins and Currency in the Upcoming 2015 World’s Fair of Money

Stack’s-Bowers Galleries is pleased to announce details of their upcoming World Coin, Ancient Coin and World Paper Money Auction, to be held in conjunction with the 2015 World’s Fair of Money.  The convention will be hosted by the American Numismatic Association and will be held at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Illinois, August 11-15, 2015.

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Stacks Bowers Galleries Official World Currency Auction of the August 2015 ANA Convention

Stacks Bowers Galleries Official World Currency Auction of the August 2015 ANA Convention

By Matt Quinn, Assistant Director of Currency

The rare currency team at Stack’s Bowers is pleased to announce that the Official World Currency Auction for the August 2015 ANA Convention is taking shape and nearing its final form. Over 200 showcase lots will be presented that include several areas of interest. A separate Internet-only section featuring another pleasing assortment of scarce notes will close the following week and utilize our newly adopted live bidding for Internet sales.

Author: Matt Quinn
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Rare Norway Specie Daler

Rare Norway Specie Daler

By Bruce Walker, Numismatist & Cataloger and Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

The Stack’s Bowers Chicago ANA World’s Fair of Money Auction to be held this August is certainly shaping up into a wonderful event. With a wide variety of rare and collectible coins from all around the world there is sure to be something to entice collectors of all specialties. For the Scandinavian collector, we will offer a Rare Norway Specie Daler with significant historical significance. 
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Exquisite 16th Century German Taler from Trier

Exquisite 16th Century German Taler from Trier

By Bruce Walker, Numismatist & Cataloger and Chris Chatigny, Numismatist & Cataloger

Stack’s Bowers Galleries is thrilled to once again present an official auction of the ANA World’s Fair of Money in Chicago this August. The coin previewed today offers an opportunity to peer into the cultural history of 16th century Germany. Struck under Johann von Schönenberg (Archbishop-Elector of Trier) at the height of the Trier witch trials, this coin bears great historical significance.
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“Judgment Day at the 2015 Portland, Oregon Spring ANA”

“Judgment Day at the 2015 Portland, Oregon Spring ANA”

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

I recently flew out to the ANA Mid-Winter National Money Show Convention, held this year in Portland, Oregon, on March 5, 6, and 7. I stayed with my daughter, Jenna, and her fiancé, Jason, in Vancouver, Washington, right across the Columbia River from Portland. I am an accredited ANA Exhibits Judge, and among other fun things, that’s what I did while in Portland. 

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“A.N.A. Centennial Elongates”

“A.N.A. Centennial Elongates”

By Frank Van Valen, Numismatist & Cataloger, U.S. Coins

In 1991 the American Numismatic Association held its Centennial Summer Convention in Rosemont/Chicago, Illinois, a grand event that was capped by a world-class auction by Bowers and Merena. I walked the bourse floor daily, took a successful side trip and picked up a complete set of Liberty Seated half dollars for a future auction – one of my fondest memories of the trip -- and generally had a fine time
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Welcome to the Official Auction of the National Money Show

Welcome to the Official Auction of the National Money Show

By Q. David Bowers, Founder

Welcome to Portland

Portland, Oregon will be a magnet early in March as collectors, dealers, and others converge to participate in and enjoy the latest National Money Show. Our auction will be a dynamic part of several days filled with interesting events, including talks, seminars and workshops.

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Did You Know?

Did You Know?

Did you know that Stack’s Bowers Galleries is the official auctioneer of the American Numismatic Association’s National Money Show in Portland, Oregon?  The auction will take place from March 5-7, 2015 and will feature U.S. coins, tokens and medals.  The consignment deadline is coming up on January 20, 2015.  Please call a consignment director today at 800-458-4646 to include your single item or entire collection! We look forward to hearing from you!

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